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Make-A-Wish South Carolina surprises Greenville girl with trip to Disney World - The State

The State

Make-A-Wish South Carolina surprises Greenville girl with trip to Disney World
The State
Last July, Juliette was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), an immune disease which produces tumors. "She's been so brave and she's so proud of herself when she doesn't cry from her shots," said Haire. "It's kind a kind of a light at ...


Saturday, April 29, 2017 6:52:23 PM

Ravenwood students grant Disney World wish - The Tennessean

The Tennessean

Ravenwood students grant Disney World wish
The Tennessean
Corrections & clarifications: Gabriella Kolisnyk, who was granted a trip to Disney World from Ravenwood High School students and Make-a-Wish Middle Tennessee, has a very rare cancer called Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Due to incorrect information ...
Ravenwood students partner with Make-A-Wish to send Brentwood girl to Disney World


Saturday, April 22, 2017 1:56:00 PM

HSU graduate making a name for himself - The LumberJack

The LumberJack

HSU graduate making a name for himself
The LumberJack
Medrano was in and out of eight foster homes between the ages of 2 to 5, and diagnosed with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis tumors. He is now graduating from the University of Southern California with a master's in business. “My mother had a drug ...


Wednesday, April 05, 2017 1:13:35 PM

School organizes carnival for 2-year-old boy with rare disease - Bakersfield Now

Bakersfield Now

School organizes carnival for 2-year-old boy with rare disease
Bakersfield Now
(KBAK/KBFX) — Northwest Christian School is organizing a fundraising carnival for one of its 2-year-old preschool students. Earlier this year, Greyson Franklin was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a rare and incurable autoimmune disease.


Tuesday, April 11, 2017 11:45:05 AM

Radiotherapy in the Modern Era in the Management of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis - OncLive

OncLive

Radiotherapy in the Modern Era in the Management of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
OncLive
Considering there are no clearly defined roles for conformal radiation techniques such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in treating LCH, this study retrospectively reviewed 16 patients with histologically confirmed Langerhans cell ...


Sunday, March 12, 2017 9:00:14 AM

Insights into the pathogenesis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis: the development of targeted therapies - Dove Medical Press

Insights into the pathogenesis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis: the development of targeted therapies
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: More than a century after its first description, Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) still remains an intriguing disease. Considerable progress in understanding its biology has been achieved recently. Description of the V600E BRAF mutation in ...


Wednesday, October 12, 2016 9:44:54 PM

Giving for Gianna - IllinoisHomePage.net

IllinoisHomePage.net

Giving for Gianna
IllinoisHomePage.net
"Gianna has what is called Langerhans cell histiocytosis." It's a rare type of cancer that happens in one out of every 200,000 children. Now instead of playing with her toy horses and dolls, Gianna spends part of her weekends in St. Louis for chemotherapy.


Monday, April 17, 2017 7:59:59 PM

Hoopin' it up: Teachers face off against police, fire officials in charity game - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

Hoopin' it up: Teachers face off against police, fire officials in charity game
Chicago Tribune
Last year, the event benefited The Histio CURE Foundation, assisting research for a rare childhood cancer, histiocytosis. Maguire said the 2017 event was expanded beyond Harwood Heights to include Norridge and Norwood Park. Schools participating were ...


Monday, April 10, 2017 5:15:04 PM

Seventeen-month-old toddler fighting rare disease melts hearts around the world with dance to doctor's ukulele on ... - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk

Seventeen-month-old toddler fighting rare disease melts hearts around the world with dance to doctor's ukulele on ...
Mirror.co.uk
The cute tot, who lives with her family in Sao Carlos, has been fighting Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), a disorder of the immune system cells, since April last year. Although the disease is not strictly a cancer, it presents with cancer-like ...


Thursday, April 13, 2017 3:21:04 PM

Infant's Tongue Lesion Mimics Neoplastic Growth - Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)

Infant's Tongue Lesion Mimics Neoplastic Growth
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
Negative stains were obtained for Langerhans cell histiocytosis, sarcoma, lymphoma, and granular cell tumors. The lesion was demonstrated to be colonized with Candida lusitaniae fungal culture. The patient had no new growths 6 months postoperatively, ...


Monday, April 10, 2017 5:07:44 PM

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